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PHT 103 - Pharmacy Practice 1

Credits: 3
2 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: CIT 100 , PHT 100  and PHT 101  

This course encompasses the collection and organization of information for patient care, drug use review and departmental management. The role of the technician in the purchasing, inventory, and billing of pharmaceuticals, devices and supplies is also explored. Additionally, the student learns prescription assessment and practices various means of cart fill and exchange. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Perform manual and automated cart fills and exchanges.
  2. Explain purchasing and inventory control of pharmaceuticals.
  3. Explain drug use review and safe medication use.
  4. Explain retail practice and over the counter drugs.
Listed Topics
  1. Medical and pharmacy records
  2. Manual cart fill
  3. Automated cart fill
  4. Controlled substances
  5. Quality assurance
  6. Safe medication use
  7. Immunizations
  8. Managed care billing
  9. Communication skills and negotiation
  10. Purchasing and inventory control/long term care
  11. Retail practice
  12. Over the counter drugs
  13. Nutritional support
  14. Drug therapy monitoring
Reference Materials
Lectures, discussion, laboratory sessions, etc.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010

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